nuclear war

Ukraine: Loitering at the brink of doom?

As the likelihood of war between Russia and Ukraine grows so does the likelihood of nuclear war. https://thebulletin.org/doomsday-clock/current-time/ The Doomsday clock-hands have been stuck, seemingly, at 100 seconds to Midnight since 2020, nearer to the metaphorical (and we hope never literal) apocalypse than they…

Open Letter From the American Committee for US-Russia Accord

The American Committee for US-Russia Accord A call for a new era of diplomacy and engagement between the U.S. and Russia Introduction The dangerous and in many ways unprecedented deterioration in relations between the United States and the Russian Federation…

German Bundeswehr’s Nuclear Combat Exercise

According to reports, the Bundeswehr has started this year’s “Steadfast Noon” nuclear combat exercise. Within the framework of the so-called Nuclear Sharing, the German Air Force is practicing the various stages German pilots need to go through to drop US…

14 “uraniferous” films from Sardinia to the Valley of the Gods in Berlin

From October 15 to 18, the International Uranium Film Festival, which is celebrating its tenth anniversary this year, will show a total of 14 feature films and documentaries from 10 countries in Berlin in the cinema in the Kulturbrauerei in…

Canadian Prime Minister Mackenzie King Opens the Atomic Pandora’s Box

August 19 was the anniversary of the signing of the historic Quebec Agreement by President Roosevelt and Prime Minister Churchill in Quebec City in 1943 for the joint development of the atom bomb by the U.S., the United Kingdom and…

Statement on the 75th Anniversary of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

As we recall the unprecedented horrors that the citizens of Hiroshima and Nagasaki experienced on August 6 and 9, 1945, we reaffirm the determination of our organizations to ensure that nuclear weapons are never used again. In just two days,…

Will America’s Corruption End on a Ventilator or in a Mushroom Cloud?

By Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J S Davies Little by little, Americans are understanding just how badly our government has let us down by its belated and disastrous response to the Covid-19 pandemic, and how thousands more people are dying…

Noam Chomsky: “We will overcome the coronavirus crisis, but we have more serious crises ahead of us”

Noam Chomsky, well-known 91-year-old American linguist and political analyst, spoke to Srećko Horvat on DiEM25 TV from Arizona US, where he is in self-isolation because of the pandemic. Chomsky pointed out that the health crisis of the coronavirus is very…

“My Father Knew what he was doing!”

Interview with the Daughter of Vasili Arkhipov During the Cuban Missile Crisis 58 years ago the world was facing nuclear war. In reaction to the bombardment of the U.S. Navy, two of the three officers in command of the Soviet “B-59” nuclear…

Putin’s State of the Union

The military/security complex and the neoconservative ideology of US world hegemony have proved sufficiently powerful to prevent President Trump from normalizing relations with Russia. If push comes to shove, how can any country hosting US ABMs, US nuclear weapons, and US military bases…

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